The Mavericks Are a Fun Team, but History Isn’t On Their Side

The Dallas Mavericks lost Game Two of the Western Conference Finals to the Golden State Warriors after leading by 19 in the second quarter. While this isn't a new scene during the 2022 playoffs (there have been many instances of teams coming back from a large deficit to win a game), the Mavericks in particular … Continue reading The Mavericks Are a Fun Team, but History Isn’t On Their Side

Recapping the Second Round + Conference Finals Predictions

The second round of the playoffs has concluded, in what was easily the most dramatic round of the playoffs so far. No series ended in less than six games, and it never felt like one team had the series in hand coming in. Let's recap:   #2 Celtics vs #3 Bucks Credit to The Associated … Continue reading Recapping the Second Round + Conference Finals Predictions

The Three-Pointer: Harden Drops 31, Kings Hire New Head Coach

The Beard is finally looking like his old self again, and the Kings have hired yet another head coach. Can anyone save this franchise? I sure hope Mark Brown can. Let's recap:   76ers Take Game Four Credit to Mitchell Leff of Getty Images for Picture James Harden finally returned to his old form, dropping … Continue reading The Three-Pointer: Harden Drops 31, Kings Hire New Head Coach

Recapping My Weirdly Accurate First-Round Predictions, and Predicting the Second Round

The first round of the playoffs has officially come to an end, and the second round has already started. That means it's time to look back at my first round predictions, and see how accurate (or inaccurate) they were. It also means it's time to make my second round predictions, before too much of each … Continue reading Recapping My Weirdly Accurate First-Round Predictions, and Predicting the Second Round

My First Round NBA Playoff Predictions

The NBA playoffs started yesterday. With no time to waste, here are my predictions for the first-round:   Eastern Conference:   #1 Heat vs #8 Hawks Credit to USA Today Sports for Picture In theory, the Heat should have no problem handling the Hawks. They have Kyle Lowry, Jimmy Butler, Bam Adebayo Victor Oladipo, Tyler … Continue reading My First Round NBA Playoff Predictions

10 Big Questions Regarding the NBA Playoffs

The playoffs will be upon us shortly, and it's looking like these are going to be some of the most competitive, talent-filled playoffs in NBA history. While some teams are in a position to win it all this year, there are lots of young teams that aren't going to the Finals, but could still cause … Continue reading 10 Big Questions Regarding the NBA Playoffs

Recapping the Kristaps Porzingis Trade

In arguably the biggest trade deadline move for a player not named James Harden or Ben Simmons, Kristaps Porzingis was traded from the Dallas Mavericks... to the Washington Wizards? There had been talk about Porzingis being traded at the beginning of the season, but not to the Wizards. That truly came out of left field, … Continue reading Recapping the Kristaps Porzingis Trade

NBA History Was Made This Preseason, and Most People Didn’t Even Realize It Was Happening

The 2021-22 season is going to prove to be one of the NBA's greatest, as it is the 75th anniversary of the NBA's existence. There are multiple marquee matchups this year, as well as fabulous rookies and superstars, waiting to shine and attempt to capture a title. We've had our first glimpse at some of … Continue reading NBA History Was Made This Preseason, and Most People Didn’t Even Realize It Was Happening

Five Key Takeaways from the 76ers-Hawks Series (and a Ben Simmons Trade Scenario)

Somehow, in one of the most unpredictable matchups of the playoffs, the underdog five seed Atlanta Hawks defeated the number one seed Philadelphia 76ers to move on to the Eastern Conference Finals. The Hawks weren't even expected to face the 76ers, as many thought that the New York Knicks' bruising defense would contain them in … Continue reading Five Key Takeaways from the 76ers-Hawks Series (and a Ben Simmons Trade Scenario)

Report: Rick Carlisle Hired by Indiana Pacers, Dallas Mavericks Find New General Manager, Head Coach

The Dallas Mavericks are making lots of changes this offseason, although many of them don't have to do with their players, but their management. Head Coach Rick Carlisle and General Manager Donnie Nelson have both left the team for separate reasons, although one of them has already found a new job. Carlisle, 61 years old, … Continue reading Report: Rick Carlisle Hired by Indiana Pacers, Dallas Mavericks Find New General Manager, Head Coach